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Sissinghurst Park, Cranbrook

Description: Sissinghurst Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 168939

OS Grid Reference: TQ7785139128
OS Grid Coordinates: 577851, 139128
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1238, 0.5401

Location: Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2AN

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2AN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
CRANBROOK Cranbrook Common
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
3/88 Hartridge House
- II

The entry shall be amended to read:
TQ 73 NE CRANBROOK Cranbrook Common
(west side)
3/88 Cranbrook Court
- II

In the entry for:-
TQ 73 NE
(west side)
Cranbrook Court
The entry shall be amended to read:-
(west side)
3/88 Sissinghurst Park


TQ 73 NE
(west side)
- Hartridge House
- II

Country house, in landscaped garden. 1913, possibly by Mervyn Macartney. Red
brick with raised rusticated quoins, band and gauged heads. Deep coved eaves
cornice to plain tiled hipped roof with 9 hipped dormers. Tall brick stack
in centre behind ridge, with tall brick stacks to left and right of garden side
wings and single stacks at right end and to left. Entrance front: Flanking
wings to entrance. 2 storeys and attics. Central 2 storey porch with stone
triangular pediment above and keyed rusticated round-arched entrance below.
Panelled down. Single tall window to right, lighting staircase. Garden front:
Wings projecting to left and right. 2 storeys and attics. Slightly irregular
front of 2-2-3-2-1 rhythm, lattice wood-framed cross-windows with casements.
Central doubled panelled doors with large wooden open segmental pediment over
on brackets and wooden surround. Prominent downpipes with decorated hopper-
heads, dated 1913. Interior: 3-flight rectangular newel staircase with sala-
monic balusters.

Listing NGR: TQ7785139128

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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